Last Update: Saturday, 14 May 2011

Our backyard gazebo: a work in progress. Updates here in a more recent post as they happen (and I remember to take pictures). Most recent picture to the right. More after the jump:


On Thursday, 07 April 2011 we completed the deck portion. (I have no photos of this phase of construction.)

These images show work done before noon on Friday, 22 April 2011:

Work done near the end of the day, Friday 22 April 2011:

Progress from Saturday, 23 April: Knee braces, railings and footers.

Saturday, 14 May 2011: Balusters for the railings:


It's from scratch, not a kit. We're using commercial plans, heavily modified. (I'm not going to say whose, since my humble opinion is they're not that great.)

If you're curious about the post title, The Tale of Eric and the Dread Gazebo may prove enlightening.